Washington DC Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washington DC.

Results 1 - 20 of 19,216 in Washington DC

  1. O-Care enrollment still growing in several statesRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Hill

    Enrollment in ObamaCare's new health insurance exchanges is likely to grow past eight million, as some states are still letting people sign up for insurance beyond this year's official enrollment deadline.

    Comment?

  2. AAA honors creative poster by Sussex Tech's Alyssa WilliamsRead the original story

    56 min ago | Cape Gazette

    Sussex Technical High School junior Alyssa Williams of Milton won second place for the Mid-Atlantic Region in the AAA Teen Driving Safety Poster Contest.

    Comment?

  3. CDC Reports on Effective Strategies for Reducing Health DisparitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Diverse people collaborating and discussing ideas about innovation, technical packages, performance management, partnerships communication, and political commitment can reduce health disparities .

    Comment?

  4. Michelle Singletary: You'd better budget for that babyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Knowing my penny pincher nature, they weren't sure I would buy much of anything for my newborn.

    Comment?

  5. Is This The Supreme Court's Next Big Gun Case?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Washington, D.C.'s handgun ban in the 2008 case District of Columbia v. Heller, it did so because the Second Amendment protects "the core lawful purpose of self-defense."

    Comment?

  6. 18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic LevelsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Free Republic

    Did you know that the number of Americans getting benefits from the federal government each month exceeds the number of full-time workers in the private sector by more than 60 million? In other words, the number of people that are taking money out of the system is far greater than the number of people that are putting money into the system.

    Comment?

  7. Plastic single-use grocery bags as a metaphor for the American oligarchyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    One of the consequences of the transformation of our nation from a democracy to an oligarchy is that common sense solutions to our biggest problems are no longer possible if they stand to reduce the wealth of the oligarchs by even just parts-of-a-penny on the dollar.

    Comment?

  8. Chris Brown's Assault Trial DelayedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WENN Blog

    Chris Brown's assault trial has been delayed after a judge in Washington, D.C. opted to spend the Easter weekend mulling a verdict for the R&B star's bodyguard, who is also facing jail time for allegedly beating up a man outside a hotel in the city last year.

    Comment?

  9. Hope Trunk Provides History of TragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    WILL AIR LATER ON AT 1:30 P.M. THAT SHOW NORMALLY AIRS AT 10:00 A.M. AND VISITOR AROUND THE WORLD COME TO OKLAHOMA CITY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE EVENTS THAT APRIL 19TH.

    Comment?

  10. Stevens speaksRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is out with a book - "Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution" - that, predictably, is being embraced by liberals and rejected by conservatives.

    Comment?

  11. Your Mail 4-19-14: This 'Core' is rotten ... Common Core can helpRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    By using tax dollars as an incentive, the Obama administration, which supports Common Core, successfully "influenced" the states to adopt it.

    Comment?

  12. Singer Chris Brown to go on trial Monday on assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Hip-hop star Chris Brown will stand trial on Monday for an alleged assault outside a trendy hotel in Washington.

    Comment?

  13. How much are college students learning?Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | University Business

    If you want to know how U.S. schoolchildren are performing, you don't have to look far: A wealth of information is available, thanks to the National Assessment of Educational Progress.

    Comment?

  14. Chicago native to retire as U.S. Senate sergeant at armsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    U.S. Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terrance W. Gainer, a Chicago native, walks up the steps with his granddaughter Madeline Gainer, 4. Gainer is retiring May 2 after 46 years of public service, and laid a wreath at a ceremony Friday at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

    Comment?

  15. 'Recent Developments in Aggregate State Contribution Limits After...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On April 2, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in McCutcheon v. FEC , striking down the aggregate limits imposed on individual contributions under federal law.

    Comment?

  16. Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial for assaultRead the original story

    Thursday | The London Free Press

    A man who accused singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of breaking his nose testified on Thursday that the R&B artist punched him because he did not want to pose for a photo.

    Comment?

  17. Higher Fines Compel Uninsured Americans to Sign UpRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Gallup.com

    Uninsured Americans' likelihood of signing up for insurance differs depending on the amount of the fine they would have to pay for not carrying insurance.

    Comment?

  18. Uninsured Rate Drops More in States Embracing Health LawRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Gallup.com

    The uninsured rate among adults aged 18 and older in the states that have chosen to expand Medicaid and set up their own exchanges in the health insurance marketplace has declined significantly more this year than in the remaining states that have not done so.

    Comment?

  19. Studies Offer Insights on Implementing Common CoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Education Week

    In 2013 alone, state legislators introduced nearly 300 bills related to the Common Core State Standards.

    Comment?

  20. EU High Court Strikes Down Data Retention LawRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | JD Supra

    On April 8, 2014, the highest court in the European Union invalidated an EU law that required telephone and electronic communications providers to retain user data for up to two years.1 The law at issue was Directive 2006/24, which obligated telephone and electronic communications providers to retain data "for the purposes of making them ... (more)

    Comment?